How We Link Aadhaar with PAN card

How We Link Aadhaar with PAN card

PAN card – Aadhaar LInking New Delhi, June 30: Linking the Aadhaar card with PAN card has been made mandatory for every taxpayer by the government of India. Moreover  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has authorised this implementation in the Finance Bill 2017-18 to curb tax evasion through the use of multiple PAN cards. People have been rushing to link Aadhaar number <> with permanent account number  on the income tax website and have found the website crashing.

Linking Aadhaar card to PAN card is now a mandatory procedure for filing Income Tax returns. The Income Tax department’s e-filing website has created links on its homepage making it easy to link the two unique identities of an individual. The amended income tax rules notify that the government has made quoting of the 12-digit biometric Aadhaar or the enrolment ID a must at the time of application of permanent account number . The linking has been necessitated as the Modi government has announced that several social welfare schemes will be linked to Aadhaar and the beneficiaries can avail the benefits only if they have shared their Aadhaar numbers for the scheme concerned.

How to link Aadhaar card to PAN Card in three simple steps:

  1. To link your Aadhaar Card to PAN card , an individual needs to visit www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click.
  2. After clicking on the ‘Link Aadhaar’ option, the user in needed to enter  Aadhaar no. and enter your name exactly as given in Aadhaar Card and submit.
  3. After verification from UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed.

1. Online Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN

Linking of Aadhaar number with Permanent Account NO. can be done by logging on to the income tax e-filing portal. There are two ways of doing it on the income tax portal.

A. Without logging in to your account (2 step procedure)
B. Logging in to your account (6 step procedure)

A. Without logging in to your account (2 step procedure)

Step 1 

Go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on the link on the left pane – Link Aadhaar

Step 2

Provide PAN, Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes) and submit. After verification from UIDAI which is the government website for Aadhaar, the linking will be confirmed.

PAN card linking to AAdhaar 1

In case of any minor mismatch in Aadhaar name provided, Aadhaar OTP will be required. Please ensure that the date of birth and gender in PAN and Aadhaar are exactly same.

In a rare case where Aadhaar name is completely different from name in PAN, then the linking will fail and taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar or in PAN database.

B. Logging in to your account (6 step procedure)

Step 1

First register yourself at https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/

Step 2

Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the log-in ID, password and date of birth

PAN card linking to AAdhaar 2

Step 3

On logging in to the site, a pop up window will appear prompting you to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card.

PAN card linking to AAdhaar 3

Step 4

Details such as name, date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration on the e-Filing portal. Verify the details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar card.

Step 5

If the details match, enter your Aadhaar number and captcha code and click on the “Link now” button.

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Step 6

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2. Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN via SMS

Now you can link your Aadhaar and PAN through SMS also. The Income Tax Department has urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility.It can be done by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161.

Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number.

 

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